08/11/18 5:55am

Wolffer Estate Vineyard celebrated its 30th anniversary with a dinner last weekend. (Credit: @wolfferwine/Instagram)

It rained Saturday. It rained hard. Roads flooded. I’m sure that more than a few of the 250 or so people who gathered at Wölffer Estate to celebrate the winery’s 30th anniversary expected that the event would be moved inside. Or at least under a tent.

But no. The Wölffer team didn’t give up and was rewarded with what was nothing short of a perfect evening. We were outside the entire evening, in grass that should have been soggy, above soil that should have been like a wet sponge. (more…)

07/11/18 6:10am

The Hurricane IPA and Irish Eyes Cream Stout. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

East End craft beer lovers can add a visit to Westhampton Beach Brewing Co. to their summer bucket list.

The tasting room opened in the Hampton Business District at Francis S. Gabreski Airport in late June with a selection of five beers on tap: the Westhampton Beach Blonde, Thom’s Elbow IPA, Copper Ale, Irish Eyes Cream Stout and Hurricane IPA. (more…)

06/02/18 6:10am

Oscar Amada inside the company’s Southampton roastery. (Credit: David Benthal)

Many people say coffee is their lifeblood, that caffeine-loaded cups power them through Monday morning meetings and Friday afternoon slumps.

For Hampton Coffee Company’s Oscar Amada, however, coffee does more than fuel his grind — it is his grind.  (more…)

05/18/18 2:00pm

It’s spring in Long Island wine country — and for many of you, that means rosé. And if you’re drinking Long Island rosé, there’s a good chance it’s a Wölffer rosé. Winemaker Roman Roth makes a handful of them — including sparkling and dessert wine — and he makes a lot of them. In fact, Wölffer makes more bottles of rosé than many local wineries make of all their wines combined.  (more…)

04/22/18 6:10am

This week we took you off the North Fork to visit Wildwood Lake in Northampton. The naturally formed lake is a nice fishing spot stocked with trout, bass, perch fish and more.  (more…)